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Of course, accommodation becomes more expensive the closer it is to the town centre, but even there a good deal can be found if you look carefully enough. You will be spoiled for choice with all the options available in the city of Bolton.
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One of the Friendliest Towns in the UK
Bolton is one of the friendliest towns in the UK, situated in Greater Manchester. Its great location makes it easily accessible by car (M60, M61, and M6), train, or the Metro-shuttle town centre bus, perfect for a short weekend away or for a longer holiday. Known for its strong sense of heritage, and its passion for sport, there is a lot to do for lovers of art, history, and sport.
The Bolton library is known for the largest collection of Walt Whitman’s writing, outside of the United States. If you’re looking for some shopping, visit the Middlebrook shopping centre.
There, you will also find the Macron Stadium (formally the Reebok Stadium), which is the home of the Bolton Wanderers football team. Fans can also tour the ground at selected times. It’s important to book in advance in order to prevent disappointment, as this is one of the most popular activities for tourists visiting the city.
While the city centre is full of activities, the countryside is not to be missed! There are many historical sights in and around the town, such as the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, which is open Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays for guided tours.
If you decide to talk a walk along the countryside, make sure to download a walking guide in order to pick the most scenic and fitting route for you.
How to get to the city
The city’s great location makes it easily accessible by railway or car. The train station has the benefit of being one of the busiest in North West England, and you can catch a train from almost anywhere in the UK. Arriving by car is also simple, because the motorway M60, M61, and M6 all lead to the popular town.
It’s only 12 miles away from Manchester city centre, and can be easily accessed through its railway station, by car, or even by bike.
Buses from all over the North West of a England often go there, but it is best to check with the bus company before.
Places to Stay near Bolton Train and Bus Station Interchange
West Coast Main Line train station operated by Network Rail. It has frequent rail connections with Manchester Piccadilly station. The bus station is part of the railway station, and is run by Transport for Greater Manchester.
Bolton Rail Station has also services to Blackpool Lancashire and Blackburn city centre.
Address : Trinity Street, Bolton Lancashire BL2 1BE
Located in the north-west of England in Greater Manchester
Location : this town is located in the north-western part of England, about 10 miles north-west of central Manchester.
Manchester city centre is easy to get to and close by are Camelot Theme Park, The Macron Stadium, The Trafford Centre, Old Trafford Stadium and the City of Manchester Stadium.
Region : North West of England
County : Greater Manchester
Nearby Attractions and Sights
Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre
(Radcliffe Roadd, Greater Manchester BL2 1NU, United Kingdom)
This museum gives a fascinating insight into Fred Dibnah’s life. Very interesting and fun for all ages.
(Howell Croft South, BL1 1SB England UK)
Very intimate little theatre providing a variety of plays throughout the season.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium & Art Gallery
(Le Mans Crescent, BL1 1SE, Greater Manchester England UK)
Very interesting museum and wonderful Aquarium. The museum houses lots of collections and displays lots of interesting exhibitions. Entry is free.
Jumbles Country Park
(Bradshaw Rd, Bolton BL2 4JS, United Kingdom)
Beautiful country park. There are good circular walks around the reservoir with lovely views.
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